One Life to Live

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Roger Hill, Star of The Warriors, Dies at 65

Roger Hill

Roger Hill, best known for playing gang leader Cyrus in the 1979 cult classic The Warriors, died Feb. 20 in New York, Variety reports. He was 65.

A New York City native, Hill mostly worked in theater and appeared in Off Broadway and touring productions for... read more

ABC Renews General Hospital

General Hospital

All My Children and One Life to Live may have bitten the dust, but ABC's stalwart General Hospital will be back for at least one more season, Deadline reports.

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Daytime Emmys Update: It's Going to Be a Real Race!

Julia Barr (AMC), Erika Slezak (OLTL)

For a while there it looked like the Daytime Emmy soap categories would be split among just four shows — The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives and General Hospital. But a ruling from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has allowed the Prospect Park internet reboots of All My Children and One Life to Live to compete in all the soap categories — and those web kids are serious about taking home some gold!

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OLTL, Guiding Light Star Crystal Hunt Arrested After Fight

Crystal Hunt

Crystal Hunt, who starred as Stacy Morasco on One Life to Live and Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light, was arrested in Los Angeles Friday night after she allegedly smashed a glass in a woman's face, TMZ reports.

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All My Children Dead (Again), Cast Members Say

Julia Barr

All My Children has been reportedly been canceled for a second time.

The long-running soap ended its first online season more than two months ago in the middle of a legal battle between ABC and Prospect Park, the production company which resurrected both All My Children and another recently axed ABC daytime drama... read more

One Life to Live Actress Joins Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast's Cat and Vincent will finally have someone on their side.

One Life to Live actress Amber Skye Noyes has been cast as Tori, the innocent daughter of a powerful beast who is rescued by Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) and then taken under their wing. While she's in their protection, Tori makes some shocking discoveries about her life.

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One Life to Live Suspended Indefinitely

One Life to Live

It might be a while before your next trip to Llanview.

Prospect Park has suspended One Life to Live indefinitely while it settles a lawsuit with ABC, The Los Angeles Times reports. However, writers are still working on scripts for a second season of All My Children, which also migrated from TV to Hulu this year. read more

One Life to Live: A Timeline of Stars' Best and Worst Moments

One Life to Live

One Life to Live celebrates its 45th anniversary Monday, and is also celebrating a new beginning. New episodes will premiere as scheduled on Hulu and iTunes, and the show will also begin its limited 10-week run on OWN.

"I'm just glad that we can actually have an anniversary, that we're not having a funeral," star Kassie DePaiva, who plays Blair Cramer on the long-running soap, tells TVGuide.com. "Hopefully 45 years from now, somebody else will still be talking about One Life to Live."

Along with DePaiva, TVGuide.com chats with cast members Melissa Archer, Jerry verDorn, Erika Slezak and Tuc Watkins about their most beloved and most despised story lines over the course of the show's history. Here is a chronological breakdown of those moments:

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Exclusive One Life to Live Anniversary Clip: Are Viki and Clint Doomed?

Erika Slezak, Jerry Ver Dorn

Monday marks the 45th anniversary of One Life to Live, as well as its debut on the OWN network, but while the actors may have cause for celebration, many of their on-screen counterparts do not.

On Monday's episode, Viki (Erika Slezak) and Clint (Jerry verDorn) are in the middle of another rough patch, with Viki still reeling from a recent financial near-disaster, as well as the knowledge that Clint filed a restraining order on behalf of their daughter Natalie (Melissa Archer) against her on-again, off-again love, John McBain (Michael Easton).

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The 60 Greatest Soap Opera Moments of All Time

Anthony Geary, Genie Francis

Sordid secrets, evil twins, mind-blowing returns from the dead and love in the afternoon so lushly romantic it makes our knees buckle. We're talking, of course, about daytime soaps, which have been bubbling over with escapist thrills since 1946. Here, like sands through the hourglass, are the grandest, wildest, most shocking moments of our soap-viewing lives — the ones that made us all tune in tomorrow... read more

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Premiered: August 15, 1968, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Agnes Nixon's classic soap about the tempestuous 'burb of Llanview, where secrets abound, mostly about the Lord and Buchanan clans. It premiered July 15, 1968, and was one of the first soaps to feature major black characters, as well as full-blown music and fantasy episodes. In 2005, Erika Slezak won her record sixth Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress for her role as the oft-wed Viki Lord Buchanan. Alums include Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Phillipe, Roma Downey, Judith Light and Tom Berenger.

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